Having problems with your Pentax Optio M20 Digital Camera ?

My camera will come on and the shut off immediately it is an optio m20 I am not sure it it is the setting but how do i get it to stay on long enough to change the setting?

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Yep, it happened to my friends optio m20 and I've just fixed it, but it took about 15 minutes of random button bashing to solve. It is hard to say exactly which combination succeeded (it was all a bit frenzied), but I had my left hand continually switching the camera on and off whilst my right hand was on one or both of the bottom buttons (menu and recycle bin) I then pressed the zoom button and the whole thing kicked into life with a message saying green mode must be switched off. this was achieved by pressing the bottom right recycle button.The camera is now performing normally. I'm not a camera engineer but i'm not one to be beaten,so it can be done. Good luck and don't throw it out of the window if at first you don't succeed.
We started having the same problem. I don't think it's a setting but more of a defect. It's disappointing as this has been a great little camera! I am still searching for an answer too...
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